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Current Obituaries

Giovanni Petrazzi

Giovanni Petrazzi

Giovanni Petrazzi, a New Rochelle resident, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2018. He was 69 years old. He was born on October 18, 1948 in San Vito, Calabria, Italy. He moved to
Rome, Italy when he was 6 years old. His family moved to the United States in 1968. He was the owner of Motorcycle Center in New Rochelle.
He is survived by his wife Donna (Pollaro); his 3 sons Carlo, Stefano and Marco; his 2 daughter in-laws; Maria (Serrao) and Tamara (Rassias) and his 3 beautiful and loving grandchildren; Giancarlo, Antonia and Mia. He is also survived by his 3 sisters; Emilia Silvestri, Marisa Frisina, LucianaGirondo and his brother Salvatore (Sal). He is predeceased by his parents Carlo and Caterina. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
Visiting is scheduled for Monday 5-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A funeral service will be on Monday night at 7:30pm at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

Virginia (Jean) Fazio

Virginia (Jean) Fazio went home to be with her Lord and Savior , on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. She was 88.
Jean was born on December 24, 1929 in New Rochelle, New York to Joseph and Louise Colombo. She met her husband, Anthony (Tony) Fazio in 1949. They married later that year on November 20. Tony and Jean raised their 3 sons Paul (Irene), John, and David (Maria) on Third Street in New Rochelle.
Jean will be remembered for the way she loved and cared for her family. Those who knew her will also remember her leading the church congregation in worship. Singing hymns was one of the joys of her life.
Virginia is predeceased by her husband, Anthony (Tony) Fazio and her sisters, Marie, Florence, and Caroline, and her brothers Joseph, Frank, and Dominick. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Michael Fazio, Melissa (Sean) McGuckin, Laura Fazio, Francesca Fazio, and Nicholas Fazio.
Visiting is scheduled for Thursday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A funeral service will be on Friday at 10:30am at the funeral home. Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery.

Giuseppe Polico

Visiting Wednesday 5-9 pm
Mass Thursday 9:30 am Blessed Sacrament Church
Interment Beechwood Cemetery

Mary Ellen McCarthy

Mary Ellen McCarthy

Mary Ellen (Kennedy) McCarthy passed away at age 78 in the loving arms of her daughter, Therese at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey. Mary Ellen was born January 28, 1939 in New Rochelle to the late Lillian (DeGuiseppi) & Andrew Kennedy. She graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grammar School, and St. Gabriels High School. She earned her Registered Nurses Degree from New Rochelle Hospital School of Nursing in 1959. Mary Ellen went on to pursue a long career in nursing for over 40 years. Mary Ellen was born to be a nurse and worked at New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center for the majority of her career. She had the great privilege to care for her terminally ill parents. After that experience, she was drawn to spend much of the remainder of her career caring for patients in a hospice setting.
Mary Ellen was a lifelong resident of New Rochelle until she moved to New Jersey to reside with her daughter and son-in-law who loved having her there. Mary Ellen remained close friends with the nurses of her graduating class and cherished her friendships with each and every one of them. She looked forward each year to the luncheons with her classmates where they would sit and tell stories, reminisce, eat and laugh all day.
Mary Ellen was pre-deceased by her parents Andrew & Lillian Kennedy, beloved son Joe McCarthy, and her brother Andy Kennedy. She leaves behind her daughter Therese and her son-in-law John Merlino, her sister-in-law Carole Kennedy, nieces Julie (Rob) Gray, Jennifer DiNardo, and nephew AJ (Theresa) Kennedy. She also leaves behind cousins Pat Kennedy, Mary Jane Anderson, Kathrine Lacroix, Carol Ann (Russ) Jones, Anthony (Marion) Saturno. She was always so happy around her nieces and nephews and so proud of her great nephews Robert Gray, Tyler Gray, Drew Kennedy, & Jarrett DiNardo.
Visiting will be on Friday from 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, 10:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment is private.

Marie G. Pirro

Marie G. Pirro

Marie Nole Pirro was called to the kingdom of Heaven on January 11, 2018. She was 96 years old. Born on October 29, 1921, she was raised in New Rochelle until the time of her marriage to John Pirro. They became residents of Harrison, where they raised their three daughters, Lorraine (John) Arena, Patricia Pirro, and Grace (Michael) Cichetti. Marie was a parishioner of St. Gregory’s Catholic Church In Harrison. Marie & John Relocated to Florida where they enjoyed retired life. She was predeceased by her husband John on October 12, 2001. She was also predeceased by parents Salvatore and Grace Nole. Each of her five brothers predeceased her as well.In addition to her three daughters, Marie is survived by her six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Visiting will be Tuesday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle. Mass will be Wednesday at 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church followed by entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
Halifax Health Hospice
Hospice Care Center – Orange City
1625 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Orange City, FL 32763
386-425-7600
www.halifaxhealth.org

Mary Ann Napoli

Visiting Wednesday 4-8pm
Mass Thursday 10:30am Blessed Sacrament Church
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Anthony (JR) Santora

Anthony (JR) Santora

Anthony (JR) Santora passed away on January 10, 2018. He was 88. Anthony was born on November 30, 1929 in New Rochelle, where he resided all his life. He was a machinist for many years for the Voland Corporation in New Rochelle. He also worked for New Rochelle Parks & Recreation for over 25 years as an umpire and basketball referee. He served in the Army during the Korean War at Ft. Bragg, N.C. and in Germany.
He is survived by his wife, Julie; his sons Anthony M. Santora Jr. and Raymond Santora; his daughter-in-law, Barbara Ann Santora, and his grandchildren, Anthony M. Santora III and Michelle Santora.
Visiting hours are Monday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. Mass Tuesday 9:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow.

Irma A. Acocella

Irma A. Acocella

Irma A. Acocella passed away on January 11, 2018. She was 91.
Irma was born on October 8, 1926 in Andretta, Italy to the late Michele and Rosa (Conforti) Arace. She worked as a dress maker for many years.
She is survived by her daughter Catalina (Angelo) Cianciulli; her grandsons Luigi (Gina) Cianciulli and Nicola Cianciulli; her siblings Geraldo Arace and Menina Pezzuto and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Nicola in 1994 and her two siblings Ninuccia Acocella and Francesco Arace.
Visiting Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Sisto & Paino, Inc., 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. Mass Tuesday 10:30am at Blessed Sacrament Church. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.

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